Rebirth

A Year of Lil Wayne

Streetrunner Remembers the Moment Lil Wayne Started 'Tha Carter III'

One of Wayne's go-to producers talked to A Year of Lil Wayne about leaks, the never-released 'I Can't Feel My Face,' and more.
Kyle Kramer
9.15.17
A Year of Lil Wayne

"Prom Queen" and Lil Wayne's Rock Star Angst

With 'Rebirth,' Lil Wayne imagined an alternate past for himself, while we got to imagine him as the only emo band we ever needed.
Kyle Kramer
9.11.17
A Year of Lil Wayne

The Freedom of Rock, or Lil Wayne and His Goddamn Guitar, Part 3

"There's none of those limits on this album," he said about 'Rebirth.' "I say what I want, how I want."
Kyle Kramer
7.24.17
A Year of Lil Wayne

Listen to More Emo Lil Wayne

There's been a lot of discussion of artists like Lil Uzi Vert representing a new emo wave​ in rap, but Lil Wayne paved the way.
Kyle Kramer
7.24.17
A Year of Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne's "Drop the World" Is a Tribute to the Power of Catharsis

There's no way this song would have existed without Linkin Park's Chester Bennington.
Kyle Kramer
7.21.17
A Year of Lil Wayne

A Year of Lil Wayne: Lil Wayne's "Paradice" Is Pioneering Auto-Tune Emo

If your favorite Soundcloud rapper dropped this tomorrow you would tweet about how it’s fire, bro.
Kyle Kramer
5.9.17
Film

You'll Die (and Be Reborn) Inside the Virtual Reality 'Doom Room'

Nightclubbing meets suicide and Tibetan Buddhism in this restorative VR-guided meditation ceremony.
Kevin Holmes
1.18.17
Art

Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.
Beckett Mufson
1.5.17
Art

Artist Uses 150-Year-Old Photography Technique to Create These Chilling Images

Victorian pictures of corpses and pale nudes mingle with contemporary images made with the photography precursor.
Anna Marks
12.5.16
video

Mariko Mori Explores Infinity Through Sculpture

With dual shows in New York and Japan, the artist that made her name with UFOs and robots taps spirituality and the natural realm for inspiration.
Laura Feinstein
11.19.13
Art

Turning Material Into The Ethereal: Artist Mariko Mori Uses Sculpture To Explore Infinity

With dual shows in New York and Japan, the artist that made her name with UFOs and robots taps spirituality and the natural realm for inspiration.
Laura Feinstein
11.19.13
Features

Lil Wayne's 'Rebirth,' Revisited

We listened to Lil Wayne's old rock album so you didn't have to.
4.4.13
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